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Inclusive and Sustainable Cooperative Development Program (PROCED)

PROCED is being implemented in 3 different countries (Côte d'ivoire, Ghana, Sénégal)

Period of Implementation

September 2018 - September 2023

Geographic scope

Africa: Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana, Senegal

Cities: Thiès, Kolda, Sedhiou and Zinguinchor (Senegal) Bolgatanga, Bakku, Navrongo (Ghana) Abengourou, Korhogo (Ivory Coast)


$ 15,370,168
€ 14 638 255


Bilateral Aid: GAC, SOCODEVI Foundation


Agriculture & Fisheries, Climate & Environment, Housing

Type of Activity

Governance and Organizational Strengthening, Technical Assistance & Advisory, Training & Capacity Building, Value Chains / Socioeconomic Circuits


The project aims to improve the living conditions of model cooperative member households, particularly women, in the target regions of Senegal, Côte d'Ivoire and Ghana through: 1) improved participation in decision-making by women in the model households and cooperatives, especially with respect to economic activities and environmental considerations. 2) improved performance of model cooperatives in delivering products and services that meet the needs of women and men in member households and take into account climatic and environmental realities 3) Improved performance of selected stakeholders in supporting the development of cooperatives in the targeted economic sectors.

Project Objectives

Improved living conditions of cooperative member households, particularly women, in the target regions of Senegal, Ivory Coast and Ghana.

Impact on SDGs

SDG1 - No Poverty
SDG5 - Gender Equality
SDG8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
SDG11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
SDG13 - Climate Action

Main Indicators

Multidimensional poverty index, Women's empowerment index, Percentage of households in which women participate in economic and environmental decision-making, Percentage of women members who participate in general assemblies, Percentage of women and men members using cooperative products and services, Number of cooperatives implementing a strategic development plan that integrates climate change mitigation and adaptation and gender equality aspects, Percentage of women elected to the board of directors of cooperatives, Number of actions undertaken to promote inclusive development of cooperatives and to ensure that cooperatives take climate change into account

Impact Measurement

Evolution of the value of the MPI calculated for each of the components in the same direction as the MPI calculated for the country by the OPHI, Improvement of the value of the IAF in at least 3 of the value chains, List of people participating in the GAs by gender, Accounting record of members' transactions with the cooperative information compiled by gender, Report of elections during GAs

Direct beneficiaries

Organisations: 5

Individuals: 11243

Local stakeholders

Producers cooperatives

Key Tags

Entrepreneurship, Environment, Gender